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Drug Trafficking

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  • Man stopped for cellphone use found with heroin, $15K cash

    Hartford police say they found heroin and $15,000 cash in the car of a man stopped at distracted driving checkpoint for talking on a cellphone. Police said the officers who pulled over 26-year-old Carlos Torres on Friday found illegal contraband in plain...
  • Guilty pleas in $6.5M cocaine smuggling at Executive Airport

    Guilty pleas in $6.5M cocaine smuggling at Executive Airport
    From the outside it looked like any other corporate jet touching down at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport. But crammed inside was about $6.5 million worth of cocaine. The operation was meticulously planned — down to removing the seats and...
  • Washington gov. signs overhaul of medical marijuana market

    Nearly two decades after voters passed a medical marijuana law that often left police, prosecutors and even patients confused about what was allowed, Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Friday attempting to clean up that largely unregulated system and harmonize...
  • What happened to Freddie Gray? Former cops and arrestees shed light on the question tearing Baltimore apart

    What happened to Freddie Gray? Former cops and arrestees shed light on the question tearing Baltimore apart
    Nobody knows just how Freddie Gray’s spinal cord ended up severed in the back of a police transport wagon on April 12. Nobody knows why the cops are stationed behind barriers. The members of the thin blue line space themselves about five paces...
  • Crime-victim group's views on current legislative proposals

    Californians for Safety and Justice, which says it advocates for changes in criminal justice laws on behalf of crime victims, is lobbying the Legislature on nearly two dozen bills. Among those, the group supports proposals to: -Allow stalking...
  • 2 nuke launch officers face illegal drug charges

    Two more Air Force nuclear missile launch officers have been charged with illegal drug use in cases stemming from an investigation that led to the disclosure last year of a separate exam-cheating scandal, the Air Force said Friday. 1st Lt. Michael Alonso...
  • Big Easy Cabaret's liquor license revoked after manager caught with 'softball sized' lumps of coke

    Big Easy Cabaret's liquor license revoked after manager caught with 'softball sized' lumps of coke
    The Baltimore Liquor Board revoked the license of a Fells Point strip club this week. Part of the reason: Police allegedly caught the former manager with two "softball sized" lumps of cocaine. The Big Easy Cabaret at 2000 Eastern Avenue opened in 2011....
  • 6 charged with trying to smuggle drugs into Maine prison

    The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says six people have been charged for trying to smuggle drugs into the state prison. Law enforcement officials said Friday they conducted a two-month investigation and seized 28 Suboxone strips that were packaged and...
  • US rests in corruption case against Philadelphia ex-officers

    Federal prosecutors rested their monthlong case Friday against six former Philadelphia police officers who are accused of robbing dealers of large sums of drugs and cash, beating them to get information, planting evidence and lying in court to win...
  • 2 plead guilty in Pennsylvania-West Virginia drug ring

    Two people have been convicted for their roles in a Philadelphia-to-Morgantown drug distribution ring. Thirty-two-year-old Juwan Robert Woods of Philadelphia and 23-year-old Tara Dustin of Morgantown entered guilty pleas to drug-related charges...
  • Doctor, 5 others, charged in drug trafficking ring

    A southern New Jersey doctor and five others have been arrested in connection with a drug trafficking ring. The Press of Atlantic City reports (http://bit.ly/1yZCXKw ) 48-year-old Dr. Alan Faustino was arrested Wednesday and charged with being the leader...